Ricco Rodriguez is a semi-retired American mixed martial artist who currently plays in the heavyweight category. A professional athlete since 1999, he has played for the UFC, PRIDE Fighting Championships, EliteXC, International Fight League, BAMMA, World Extreme Cagefighting and Bellator. Ricco is a former UFC heavyweight champion, world champion Mundials and also ADCC world champion. He is also the former World Heavyweight Champion of the Cage King.
|Born||August 19, 1977, Paterson, New Jersey, United States|
|Division||Heavyweight, Super Heavyweight|
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|Fighting out of||Staten Island, New York, United States|
|Team||American Fight Club, Ricco Rodriguez Fighting|
|Rank||Third degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|IMDb||Ricco Rodriguez's IMDb|
MMA veteran and former UFC heavyweight champion competed in his 69th professional bout on May 12, 2013.
He was a 1998 ADCC Absolute Division gold medalist before beginning his MMA career.
He won the UWC Heavyweight Championship on October 20, 2012.
He came from a Puerto Rican family but was born in San Jose, California.
He suffered his 10th career defeat at the hands of Jeff Monson on December 13, 2008.
- Ultimate Fighting Championship Champion
- Athlete from Fairfax County, Virginia
- Naked fighters
- Heavy mixed martial artist
- American Practitioners of Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Latest information about Ricco Rodriguez updated on June 14 2021.